The Summer Olympic Games or the Games of the Olympiad first held in 1896, are
an international multi-sport event, occurring every four years, organized by the
International Olympic Committee. Medals...
Official list of all summer, winter and historical Olympic sports. Learn about the
disciplines, sports and events that are part of the Olympic Movement.
The Olympic Games have come a long way and the Modern Olympic Games
committees have added a lot more events than the ancient Greek Olympics of the
The ancient Olympics were rather different from the modern Games. There were
fewer events, and only free men who spoke Greek could compete, instead of ...
Men's road cycling event was included in the very first modern Olympics at the
1896 Athens Games. At present, men and women both contest in the individual ...
The Modern Olympics The modern revival of the Olympic games is due in a large
... To the traditional events of track and field athletics, which include the ...
On this day in History, First modern Olympic Games on Apr 06, 1896. Learn more
... In Athens, 280 participants from 13 nations competed in 43 events, covering ...
At the first modern Olympics, 241 male athletes (and no women) representing 14
nations competed in 43 events. America's James Connolly became the first ...
Apr 6, 2016 ... Explore 10 little-known facts about the first modern Olympics. ... for glory in events
ranging from track and field to swimming, shooting, wrestling, ...
It is very clear which events were included at the first Modern Olympics in 1896,
but ... the organizers used the label "Olympic" for almost any sports events held ...